Any guesses about my 3 week old polish chicks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Danielle27, Feb 29, 2012.

  1. Danielle27

    Danielle27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got these two cuties from my local feed store. 95% should have been pullets.

    This is chick # 1. He/she has a mop head and shorter tail feathers than the other chick. The first day home this chick(#1) repeatably attacked the other chick(#2). It would not stop, even when I put my hand in the way to block it.Thankfully it only lasted the first day. Now chick #1 is very protective of the chick #2. He/she is now the friendliest and will jump on my arm.

    Chick #2 is on the shy timid side. He/she is smaller than chick #1 and not aggressive like #2 was at first. She also lowers her body more so than #1( maybe because #1 dominated her the first day?).

    Any ways, any guesses will be appreciated. Thanks!
     
  2. Danielle27

    Danielle27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chick #2(black tail feathers)

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  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    It's a little early to know, but if I had to guess chick 1=pullet chick 2= roo, BUT this could very easliy change. Some will keep you guessing for a while.
     
  4. Danielle27

    Danielle27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Based on physical characteristics that's what I was thinking too. I really was hoping we could tell. Their crests and tail feathers are so different from one another. If it helps at all, #1 started feathering much faster than #2, especially on the crest.
     
  5. horseyangel

    horseyangel New Egg

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    can anyone give guesses on my 2 weeks old chicks. [​IMG] I think this one MIGHT be a girl but im not sure.
    this is my other one. I think it is a boy. these are my first chicks and im very new to this. any guesses? [​IMG]
     

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